About Us


  • Identify and circumscribe the ethical questions posed by scientific advances to health and society


  • Take into account an issue in all its complexity: scientific, philosophical, legal, societal, etc.


  • Select studies and data on the subject as exhaustively as possible. Analyse them in a rigorous and critical way


  • Consider uncertainties and doubts with humility


  • Confront principles and ideas, whether from experts or from individual and collective experience


  • Make the meaning and complexity of the issues at stake in an ethical question intelligible. 


  • To share the fruit of our reflections with political leaders, professionals, the media and the public.


  • Establishing a continuous watch on current scientific events and emerging issues.

Our reflection is based on benchmarks - values - and on the most lucid possible assessment of the benefits and risks of scientific advances for all living beings, today and tomorrow.